This Is Britain's Unmanned Supersonic Flying Wing Taranis In Action

The BAE Systems Taranis took $303 million and 1.5 million hours to develop, uses stealth technology to hide from the enemy and can be controlled via satellite link from anywhere on Earth. It just passed its tests in Australia. » 2/11/14 10:30am 2/11/14 10:30am

This Unmanned Blimp Could Settle the Bigfoot Debate Once and For All

Does Sasquatch (or Sasquatches) really exist? That question has been hotly debated by the scientific community for decades. But now, one Idaho State University cryptozoological team is hoping to finally provide a definitive answer—using this autonomous blimp outfitted with NASA-quality photographic equipment. » 10/10/13 11:58am 10/10/13 11:58am

Boeing Designed and Built This Slick VTOL Drone In Just 27 Days

DARPA's always working on a bunch of crazy projects, whether it's to find the next insane robot hero, or just Star Wars robot arms. On their long list of wants is an unmanned "X-Plane" that can do vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) like the dope-ass F-35B. Boeing whipped up this slick contest entry in 27 days. » 9/15/13 9:36am 9/15/13 9:36am

The Navy's X-47B Drone Has Taken Off From a Carrier For the First Time

The X-47B prototype fighter UAV has already shown that it can stick a landing on the rolling deck of an aircraft carrier but can it launch from one as well? Turns out, the answer is a historic yes. » 5/14/13 3:30pm 5/14/13 3:30pm

Let's not lose America's newest killer drone in Afghanistan

General Atomics' Avenger—the newest iteration of the classic Predator—is headed to war for the first time, Danger Room's David Axe reports. It's got F-35 sensors, loads of stealth weapons bays, and terrain-sweeping radar. Iran: start licking your lips. » 12/14/11 10:30am 12/14/11 10:30am